View Connection Server acts as a broker for client connections by authenticating and then directing incoming user requests to the appropriate View desktop. View Connection Server has specific hardware, operating system, installation, and supporting software requirements.

You must install all View Connection Server installation types, including standard, replica, and security server installations, on a dedicated physical or virtual machine that meets specific hardware requirements.

You must install View Connection Server on a Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system.

View Connection Server requires certain versions of VMware virtualization software.

If you install replicated View Connection Server instances, configure the instances in the same location and connect them over a high-performance LAN.